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Foodie Friday: Wild Wing Cafe

| February 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Wild Wing Cafe

Wild Wing Cafe is home of some great wings. With 33 different flavors of wings, there is always something new to try. You can get boneless or traditional wings or even get half of each.   Wild Wing Cafe offers many other dishes other than wings. They have burgers, salads, sandwiches and appetizers. When I […]

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Thirsty Thursday: k-cups

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: k-cups

Lately I have been obsessed with my new Keurig and have not been able to stop purchasing and testing out new K-Cups. I am one of those people that goes to Starbucks on the daily, which has not been very friendly to my wallet. When I received my Keurig, there was a pack of 12 […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, cardio dance

| February 25, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, cardio dance

Name: Quan Siler   Class Status: Senior Major: Marketing What class/classes do I teach: Cardio Dance What makes this class stand out from all the rest of classes UNCC offers? My class is more hip-hop based than other dance classes offered here at the school. Not only will you will learn the latest dance crazes and how to shake your booty, […]

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Foodie Friday: Rock Bottom Brewery

| February 20, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Rock Bottom Brewery

There are many restaurant options in Charlotte, but when it comes to choosing one for a birthday, anniversary or a night out on the town, you want it to be unique. You want to choose a restaurant with great food, a good atmosphere and a variety of menu options. I recommend the Rock Bottom Brewery […]

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Thirsty Thursday: the poor man’s mocha

| February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: the poor man’s mocha

On a cold and dreary morning, it may be hard to decide rather you want to reach for a smooth and sweet cup of hot cocoa or a bold and robust cup of java. Why, not have both? This cheap drink, known as the Poor Man’s Mocha, combines the comforting taste of hot chocolate along […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit CORE, TRXpress and HIIT

| February 18, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit CORE, TRXpress and HIIT

Name:  Cori Burde   Class Status: Freshman Major: Pre-Kinesiology What class/classes do you teach:  CORE, TRXpress, and HIIT What makes your class stand out from all the rest of classes UNCC offers: I am all about getting a good workout in, in a short period of time. Since all of my classes are very short and to the point, […]

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Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day treats

| February 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Valentine’s Day treats

Valentine’s Day is a great holiday to celebrate, and usually a favorite, whether you’re celebrating with friends or with a significant other. Here are some fun treats with those you love. Funfetti Pancake:     What you will need: -Pancake Mix -Sprinkles -Strawberries Directions: Pour pancake mix into pan and incorporate sliced strawberries and sprinkles. When the pancakes are […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Tropicana raspberry lemonade

| February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Tropicana raspberry lemonade

Tropicana makes a lot of different types of juices and they are all delicious. One of their hidden gems, is the raspberry lemonade. It is as sweet as a summer day, something we long for all winter long. The great thing about Tropicana’s juices, is that they also make all of the same juices with […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Stephanie Helms

| February 11, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Stephanie Helms

Name: Stephanie Helms   Class Status: Junior Major: Exercise Science What class/classes do you teach: Core and HIIT What makes your classes stand out from all the rest that UNCC offers: I try to make my classes about more than just “working out”. I want them to also be about trying something new, having fun, challenging yourself, […]

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Foodie Friday: chicken pot pie

| February 6, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: chicken pot pie

It’s time to stop wasting all of your money on those tiny chicken pot pies down the frozen aisle. You can make one big pie yourself for just about $7 with just as much hearty flavor. It serves about four people, but is great as leftovers if you are just making it for yourself. Ingredients […]

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Thirsty Thursday: vanilla latte

| February 5, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: vanilla latte

Vanilla lattes are a favorite among many when hitting up a coffee shop. However, spending $3 to $4 on them every day really adds up. As a college student, I’m always looking for ways to do things myself to save a few extra dollars. With this recipe, you’ll be able to get your latte fix […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, MariChelsey Smith

| February 4, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, MariChelsey Smith

Name: MariChelsey Smith   Class Status: Junior Major: Pre-Kinesiology/Exercise Science What class/classes do you teach: Cardio Kickboxing What makes your class stand out from all the rest of classes UNCC offers: I believe that my class more so than any other format is high intensity, and not only that but I teach actual kickboxing moves […]

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App review: Trivia Crack

| February 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
App review: Trivia Crack

If you have been keeping up with the new and trending apps this year, you have probably have heard or have the new app, Trivia Crack. If you have not, you have been missing out on this new addictive game. The object of the game is to “challenge” your friends and family to compete against […]

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Foodie Friday: superbowl recipes

| January 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: superbowl recipes

Throwing a super bowl party as a college student can put a dent in your wallet after buying all the snacks and drinks.  This chili recipe is the perfect way to fill up your guests stomachs on a budget and cut the amount of snacks in half.  It is also a nice and hearty meal […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Café Americano

| January 29, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Café Americano

Starbucks is always my first choice when it comes to ordering an expresso drink. One of my favorites is an iced café Americano with a shot of white mocha syrup. The baristas pour two shots of expresso into water and then pours it over ice. You may ask them to add any type of syrup, […]

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Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Stephanie Dycus

| January 28, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: gfit profile, Stephanie Dycus

Name: Stephanie Dycus Class Status: Junior Major: Dance and Athletic Training What class/classes do you teach? Salsa (currently) and Cardio Dance What makes your class stand out from all the rest of classes UNC Charlotte offers? Salsa is not only a good workout, but it’s a lot of fun. Sometimes when I’m dancing I’ll forget that I’m actually exercising […]

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Five nail colors to wear this winter

| January 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Five nail colors to wear this winter

For as long as I can remember, I have always had an obsession with nail polish and a desire to keep up with the hottest colors within each of the seasons. I own over 50 nail polish colors ranging from three to four different brands and almost all of them are suitable to wear in […]

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Foodie Friday: Monterrey Restaurante Mexicano

| January 23, 2015 | 0 Comments
Foodie Friday: Monterrey Restaurante Mexicano

It was only my second day at Charlotte and I was already feeling homesick. I couldn’t handle being apart from my siblings, my own bedroom and most importantly my mother’s delicious homemade food. I was already over the dining halls and the overly crowded restaurants on campus. After a bunch of whining, over dramatic complaining […]

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Thirsty Thursday: Wendy’s strawberry lemonade

| January 22, 2015 | 0 Comments
Thirsty Thursday: Wendy’s strawberry lemonade

Though the weather has been warm lately, it still isn’t summer. You think the days of swimming and lemonade drinking are gone until next summer. Well think again. Wendy’s strawberry lemonade has been around for a while and if you have not had it yet, head over to the Student Union and try it the […]

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Workout Wednesday: don’t resist a workout

| January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments
Workout Wednesday: don’t resist a workout

If you are watching TV past 11 p.m. any day of the week, you will see them. I mean annoying, repetitive and unbelievable infomercials. More than 1-third of these 30-minute television segments that are centered on extremely expensive exercise equipment that claims “a total body workout” or that “you will never have to go to […]

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